Other Fellowships and Scholarships


 

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene // Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases

Location: low and middle-income countries (LMICs) as defined by the World Bank

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: tropical diseases

Description: Provides funding for physician-scientists to conduct research focused on infectious tropical diseases within low and low-middle income countries. This opportunity is designed for individuals who are planning academic career paths focused on clinical research in this field.

Eligibility: U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: August

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

 

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Robert E. Shope International Fellowship

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: medical doctors and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: arbovirology, emerging diseases and tropical medicine

Description: Provides support for international training opportunities in arbovirology and emerging diseases for those with an MD, DVM, PhD or the equivalent. Recipients are involved in studies of arbovirology and / or emerging diseases from clinical, field or laboratory studies.

Eligibility: U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: May

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the Robert E. Shope International Fellowship at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

 

A-T Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Location: all countries

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: healthcare, immunology and medicine

Description: Funds international research to find life-improving therapies and a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia. Postdocs with 1-year experience or less post degree are eligible and must be nominated for this award by their principal investigator (PI).

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: Twice per year, March and September

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: Yes, due in February for March deadline, and August for September deadline

Website: Learn more about the A-T Postdoctoral Fellowship Award at the A-T Children's Project

 

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine

Location: Europe

Levels of Study: doctoral students, medical students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: biomedical sciences

Description: Awards travel grants to non-European citizens who perform their MD, PhD or postdoctoral project in Europe, or will use the travel grant to work in Europe. Also awards travel grants to European citizens working in Europe and overseas.

Eligibility: U.S. and European citizens

Award Deadline: No, applications accepted on a rotating basis

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the grants at the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation

 

Brocher Foundation Residencies

Location: Switzerland

Levels of Study: doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: healthcare and medicine

Description: Gives graduate students and researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre in Switzerland on projects that have ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: February

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the award at the Brocher Foundation Residencies

 

Cancer Research Institute: CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: cancer immunology

Description: Supports qualified young scientists who wish to receive training in cancer immunology at leading research institutions around the world. The applicant and sponsor must clearly state how the proposed studies will directly impact our understanding of the immune system’s role in cancer risk, tumor initiation, progression, metastasis, host response to tumors and/or treatment.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: Twice per year, April and October

Limited Submission for Universities: Only one fellow per sponsor may apply per application round, and faculty sponsors may not have more than three CRI-supported fellows at any time

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Cancer Research Institute

 

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Scholarships

Location: Germany

Levels of Study: doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: all

Description: Provides students and postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to apply for study or research scholarships in Germany, through an agreement between the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service) and U.S. universities.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: No, applications accepted on a rotating basis

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the DAAD Scholarships at the German Academic Exchange Service

 

deDuve Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: medicine and science

Description: Funds foreign scientists who have not obtained their PhD at a Belgian University, and who wish to carry out their post-doctoral research within one of the research groups in the deDuve Institute. Candidates must not have resided or carried out their work or studies in Belgium for more than 12 months in the 3-year period before submission of their application.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: Twice per year, March and September

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the postdoctoral fellowships at the deDuve Institute

 

European Commission – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship

Location: Europe

Levels of Study: doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: healthcare, medicine and science

Description: Funds researchers working across all science disciplines and healthcare to gain experience abroad in the private sector. Doctoral candidates that combine academic research study
with work in companies that enhances employability and career development are also supported.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: September

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship at the European Commission

 

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellowships

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: biological sciences

Description: Provides stipend and travel funding for postdoctoral research in laboratories throughout Europe and the world, with a strong focus on basic research in the molecular life sciences. International exchange is a key feature in the application process.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: No, applications accepted on a rotating basis

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the EMBO Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellowships at EMBO

 

The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Fellowship

Location: Belgium

Levels of Study: doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: cancer clinical research

Description: Provides opportunities for physicians, statisticians and scientists from all over the world to stay up to 3 years at EORTC Headquarters in Brussels for training in clinical cancer research, or to complete a doctoral research project and/or PhD thesis.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: No, applications accepted on a rotating basis

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the EORTC Fellowship at the EORTC

 

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: biological sciences and medicine

Description: Provides laboratory stipend and travel funding to conduct biological or medical research at a host institution abroad with the goal of increasing the number of well-trained medical scientists in the world.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: July

Limited Submission for Universities: No more than one application from the same institutional laboratory during each annual cycle. Should more than one be received, the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee will decide most competitive application and decline the other(s) administratively.

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the postdoctoral research fellowship at the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI): International Research Fellowships

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: biomedical sciences

Description: Provides research funding for outstanding scientists to advance their careers by working in leading biomedical laboratories abroad. Fellows work on interdisciplinary, international teams of scientists, each of which is led by an HHMI investigator.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: June

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the International Research Fellowships at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Fellowships

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: biological sciences and cancer research

Description: Supports early career scientists wishing to complete their training in epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics and areas related to mechanisms of carcinogenesis including molecular and cell biology, molecular genetics, epigenetics and molecular pathology.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: November

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the postdoctoral scholars fellowship at the International Agency for Research on Cancer

 

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Funding for Medical Research Fellowship

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: doctoral students, medical students and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: medicine

Description: Provides funding for young scientists to pursue basic cancer-related research in laboratories in North America, Europe, Japan and Australia, with a focus on cell growth and development and the basic biology and chemistry of the underlying processes.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: February

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the medical research fellowship at Jane Coffin Child's Memorial Fund

 

Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoc Fellowship

Location: Japan

Levels of Study: postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: science - multidisciplinary

Description: Provides funding to pursue joint research activities with colleagues and host researchers at leading universities and research institutes in Japan. Fellows can apply for the summer program, or for a longer standard program that spans one to two years.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: Twice per year, August and April

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: No

Website: Learn more about the JSPS Fellowship at JSPS

 

JDRF Grant Center: Postdoctoral Fellowships

Location: worldwide

Levels of Study: medical doctors and postdoctoral scholars

Fields of Study: science - multidisciplinary

Description: Supports postdoctoral research activities on diabetes. The applicant must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DMD, DVM) from an accredited institution and must not be simultaneously serving an internship or residency.

Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizenship

Award Deadline: January

Limited Submission for Universities: No

Letter of Intent Required: Yes, due in January

Website: Learn more about the postdoctoral fellowships at the JDRF Grant Center